A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 101 km NNW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina (63 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/11/16 / 2016-11-12 04:38:27 / November 12, 2016 @ 4:38 am. Exact location, longitude -66.744° West, latitude -23.3884° South, depth = 204.42 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 204.42 km (127 miles). The temblor was detected at 01:38:27 / 1:38 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us1000772l. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000772l.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 101 km NNW of San Antonio de los Cobres, Argentina.
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